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Canal-view and dog-friendly home w/ shared pool and boat slip - fish from deck!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 873 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6 (5 adults)

Relax canal-side and dock your boat at your very own boat slip behind the house. This dog-friendly vacation home in Jamaica Beach has all the ingredients for the perfect water-based trip, including views of the bay.

Located right on a canal that empties onto West Bay, this house has a boat slip for your vessel. Beach access is just a quarter mile away, a public boat launch is less than a mile up the road, and downtown Galveston is a 16-mile drive to the northeast.

The interior of the elevated house is warm and inviting, with sloped wooden ceilings and huge windows. Curl up on the couch and put in a rented DVD, or flip through cable until you find something interesting. If you're planning to go out on the water, log onto the free WiFi and check the weather report before you head out.

Take the time to prepare an elaborate Sunday brunch in the fully equipped kitchen, which has ample counter space and stools where people can perch and chat with the cooks. A blender and mixer speed up food prep, and the coffeemaker makes sure that you're adequately caffeinated while you work.

When you're done, bring your meal outside to eat on the shaded porch overlooking the canal. On a warm afternoon, fire up the gas barbecue on the lower deck and grill some burgers.

This home offers a queen and double bed, as well as a bunk bed in the newly converted garage bedroom, making this home great for couples traveling together. Six people will sleep comfortably here, and for a small nightly fee two dogs of up to 25 pounds are welcome to come along. In the garage space, a private washer and dryer keeps up the supply of fresh linens if you're staying for a while and there's also a full bath with a tub (no shower) and a bunk bed. There's also an outdoor shower available.

Learn about aviation at the Lone Star Flight Museum in Galveston, or about locomotion at the Galveston Island Railroad Museum, which has some of the largest restored exhibits in the US. Be sure to stop at the Pleasure Pier for carnival games, or check out The Strand Historic District's shops and restaurants.

Visit Moody Gardens, a nearby amusement park with educational exhibits and varied attractions, to see an IMAX movie or watch the fish in the aquarium. For an authentic ride, take an hour-long cruise on the replica Colonel Paddlewheel Boat. There's even a golf course where you can book tee times!

You'll have everything you want and more at this lovely vacation home by the canal. Book now!

*Please note: this home resides in a noise-sensitive area and the owners participate in our Good Neighbor protection program. Our smart home technology will alert our team if excessive decibel or occupancy levels are detected, allowing us to reach out directly with a friendly reminder rather than risking a noise complaint from a neighbor. This technology is privacy compliant, and only monitors the presence of decibels and devices—not any personal conversation or information. Thank you for supporting our efforts to be good neighbors!*

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa of the Texas Gulf Coast
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Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Vacasa of the Texas Gulf Coast

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.

Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.

Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!

Amenities

Jamaica Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 873 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 queen
    - 1 double
    - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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Canal-view and dog-friendly home w/ shared pool and boat slip - fish from deck!
average rating of 4.4594593 based on 37 reviews
3

Cottage on Canal

  • 3 of 5

While we had a great time on our visit to Galveston our cottage rental had some issues. The house overall was very clean and we pretty much had everything we needed, however there were some issues that other renters may want to be aware of. First, the 2 beds were not good at all. The front bed by the balcony was horrible (I had to sleep on the couch) and the second bed was not good either. The house needs some structural maintenance and some foundation work. The lower bedroom has a window AC unit that has water running out on the concrete creating an algae slick that is extremely slippery. The shower up stairs is extremely small with horrible water pressure. There was only one roll of toilet paper upstairs and one roll down stairs, so we had to go and buy extra toilet paper. The house served our needs overall but would probably not rent this unit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We are disappointed to see this guest would not return. The owner has been advised of the comments regarding the mattresses and foundation. The air conditioner unit does leak as it is supposed to, and the area where it leaks is not a common walking area. Maintenance is scheduled to inspect the water pressure. Thank you!
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Very Loud

  • 1 of 5

We booked this place not knowing that the neighbors house would be having a crew of workers there the whole time with a jack hammer all day running. It was very loud for 2 days, then just regular hammers the rest of the time. We didn't get to sleep in any days. The yard was not cut so the mosquitoes were out of the world bad.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Relaxing weekend

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our time at the cottage. It was cozy for two adults and 2 kids but suited our needs quite well. Was pretty disappointed key to kayaks was broken and not replaced. Attempted to call vacasa but never heard back from them. Kids were really looking forward to this feature and was a big contributor in our decision to rent this property vs others. Great view of the canals. Very relaxing with Close beach access and about a20 minute drive to Galveston. House was well maintained

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: We apologize for the broken lock. We are unsure of what number this guest was using as we have no record of any calls from this guest during their stay. The kayak lock has been replaced. Thank you!
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5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this house with our family. The location was exactly what we were looking for this summer. Owners were clear and easy to work with compared to other rentals.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacasa
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5

Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

Had a blast and loved the small cottage!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay very nice very clean just wish we could’ve stayed there longer.

  • 5 of 5

Very warm and inviting great place to stay. The grandkids had a very fun time,but next time just me and the wife it’s our turn.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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